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  1. Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    Let my friend take my car for about an hour this morning, figured he'd be good to go driving it as he owns a manual shift R32, but long story short I get in it tonight and 3rd gear is done. can't rev match it, can ease it in, just grinds and grinds. he's being a complete dick about paying for...
  2. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    I just purchased used 2009 Caliber 46,000 miles 3 weeks ago for son as college car. He drove to Colorado last week on camping trip with friends and following friends father. Talked briefly by cellphone before he got to camp ground and he said he had couple problems with car on the way. 1) car...
  3. Dodge Caliber Performance Mods, Engine (Uptown)
    Has this ever been successfully attempted before -- converting an automatic Caliber to a manual trans? Just curious, as TurboRT's post on his SRT/RT engine swap got me thinking about it. Discuss..
  4. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Hi, I was looking under my intake scoop that is on top of my battery, and i noticed a open port that looks like a transmission dipstick port but there's not dipstick on it. Does anyone know what its for and if there supposed to be something covering that?? Thank you!
  5. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    I have been having this problem now on and off for over a year and am stuck on what the problem may be. Any time I drive my '07 Caliber on the highway for over 60-70 miles my transmission over temp light comes on and I have to shut the car down and let it reset. I originally had it looked at...
  6. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    Had a little trouble starting the 2007 SXT with CVT. It even needed a jump start at one point, so i took the car to a nearby pepboys, and they checked the battery and it needed replacing. They put in a Bosch battery (the best one, they said. 600+ CVA?). They tested the alternator and starter...
  7. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    My 2007 Cali has about 96,000 km on it (60,000 miles). The transmission picked up a whine about 15,000 km ago that has been getting progressively worse (my wife says it should have picked up beer). :D The whine changes with speed, starting at about 20 Km/h through to about 80 Km/h (50 mi/hr)...
  8. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    On two recent road trips for 2 or more hours of running 60-70 mph. The transmission temp light came on, my '07 Caliber starts to decrease speed, would not accelerate even with gas pedal on the floor. Each time the light came on and I started to lose power, I pulled over, stopped for 5-10...
  9. Dodge Caliber Performance Mods - Engine - SXT, SE
    I was looking on the forum and found that no has asked about swaping transmissions, either that or i just wasnt looking in the right spot. I was wanting to know if I had a dealership swap out my CVT for a 5spd how much would it run and be brutally honest with me, I know you guys are probably...
  10. Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    So its been pretty boring in this forum lately, so im just tryin to spice things up... no I do not want to do this, I am just curious... can a SRT 6 Speed tranny mate with another engine like the 2.4 non-srt or the 2.0 or 1.8????
  11. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    hi I bought a used 2007 SXT recently. Just found this vehicle act strange sometime. When I drove local at speed around 20miles, if I don't step on the gas, the car will quickly slow down to 10. Anyone has similar experience to me? Is there something wrong with the car?
  12. Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    Hi, I own a Dodge Caliber SE 2007 with CVT(23K Miles) yesterday the transmission overheating light coming on. and when i acelerate the car dont run. I had to get the transmission cold to run again. Do anyone know why happen this ? Thaks
  13. Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    I know I havent posted in a while and I know I should have as Ive had some serious "first time" issues with my R/T ... but the latest takes it all. I have about 40000KM on it now and at about the 15000KM mark I took the car in for a few other complaints but one of them was that I complained...
  14. Dodge Caliber Mechanical Problems and Questions
    So I'm driving down the road one day & my 07 Dodge Calibur starts to decrease speed. I tried to accelerate & the car would not go? I took my foot off the pedal & the car just kept decreasing in speed & I heard a ding & sure enough I looked at the dash & saw what looked like a thermostat with a...
  15. Dodge Caliber General Discussion
    So here is a picture of it from the JATCO site: And here is what they say: Belt CVT for medium vehicles JF011E * Light and compact design...
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